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podiatry

 [po-di´ah-tre]
the specialized field dealing with the study and care of the foot, including its anatomy, pathology, medical and surgical treatment, and other aspects. adj., adj podiat´ric.

po·di·a·try

(pō-dī'ă-trē),
The specialty concerned with the diagnosis and/or medical, surgical, mechanical, physical, and adjunctive treatment of the diseases, injuries, and defects of the human foot.
[pod- + G. iatreia, medical treatment]

podiatry

(pə-dī′ə-trē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Also called chiropody.

po′di·at′ric (pō′dē-ăt′rĭk) adj.
po·di′a·trist n.

podiatry

The field of healthcare dedicated to understanding the anatomy, mechanics and pathology of the foot, and the diagnosis and treatment of its diseases

podiatry

Chiropody, podology The field of health care dedicated to understanding the anatomy, mechanics, and pathology of the foot, and diagnosis and treatment of its diseases. See Podiatris.

po·di·a·try

(pŏ-dī'ă-trē)
The health care specialty concerned with the diagnosis or medical, surgical, mechanical, physical, and adjunct treatment of the diseases, injuries, and defects of the human foot.
Synonym(s): chiropody, podiatric medicine.

podiatry

Chiropody. Currently the usage is mainly American.

Podiatry

A medical specialty concerned with treating diseases, injuries, and malformations of the feet.
Mentioned in: Bunion

po·di·a·try

(pŏ-dī'ă-trē)
The health care specialty concerned with the human foot.
Synonym(s): chiropody.
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John Davis, Barclays' marketing director for local business and chairman of the judging panel, said: "The quality of entries this year was exceptional but the judges agreed that The Foot Doctor shone out as a real-life example of an outstanding business that has thrived despite what seemed like impossible odds.
He graduated from the course in December 2004, and after securing funds he was able to open the doors of The Foot Doctor in March 2005.
When I went to the foot doctor, he told me that it would take 24 hours after cutting out the toenails before I could play golf again.
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* If you cannot cut your toenails or you have a foot problem, ask your doctor to send you to a foot doctor. A doctor who cares for feet is called a podiatrist (puh-DY-uh-trist).
I grew up wondering why my mother's feet looked so different to mine, her big toes pointing at odd angles, and why she had to regularly visit 'the foot doctor'.
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Then, in March 2005, with startup cash help from John Hughes, his Jobcentre Plus disability employment adviser (DEA) and business advice from Business Link, he started his own business, The Foot Doctor, which has been up and running for almost a year with 120 clients.
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And so an introductory meal is arranged, which is where life starts to go completely haywire for Melissa's mild-mannered, straight-by-the-book foot doctor dad, Jerry (Albert Brooks).
But club physio Brian Scott has revealed that Rieper, who had a consultation with Britain's top foot doctor at Parkhead yesterday, could be playing again by the end of March.